Meet the Contributor: lululemon

Founded in Vancouver BC in 1998, the first lululemon shared its retail space with a yoga studio. We’ve been growing ever since, and our technical yoga clothes and apparel are now at over 100 stores across Canada, the U.S., Australia and Hong Kong.

We make technical athletic apparel for yoga, running, dancing, and most other sweaty pursuits.

All lululemon locations have strong ties to our local communities. We host in-store events ranging from self-defense to goal-setting workshops to free yoga classes led by our community ambassadors.

yoga unplugged: toronto 2013

Reprising a summer yoga series is like listening to the much-anticipated follow-up to your favourite band’s breakout album – you never know if it’s going to fit right in to your existing playlist or stick out like a tight hip in half-pigeon. Fortunately, we recognized a good thing when we saw it and knew we […]

asteya in action

The artwork above is part of our shopper series exploring the yamas and is in stores now. To introduce you to the concept of Asteya a little more, we asked people from around lululemon how they practice (or don’t practice) it. what is asteya? Literally translated as “non-stealing/non-coveting” or “avoidance of stealing /coveting”, the yama […]

like hippies on a beach

The Tour de France is fully underway and along with 22 other teams, the BMC Racing Team is making their way through 21 stages and 3,404 kilometres across France in 23 days. To prepare for the season and the intensity of the race, practicing yoga helps ground the team and build a foundation that will […]

beyond luon toronto | 2013

On June 18th at the Berkeley Church in Toronto, eight lululemon people shared how they are living a life they love beyond the luon walls. Leaving inspired, drunk on wonder and dwelling in serious possibility, Nicole Hudson shared her key takeaways from the event. I had seen the trailer, I had read some blog posts, […]

diy: endurance gels

Emma Cutfield is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Education Manager at Vega, specializing in sport performance. In this post, Emma shares her favorite DIY recipes for Endurance Gels, to help fuel your personal best…naturally! An endurance gel may not seem significant in portion, yet can mean the difference between “hitting the wall” or, reaching your […]

oh canada – with love, from london

Happy Canada day! As most Canadians proudly put on their red and white from coast to coast on July 1, eight hours earlier, London kicked off the celebrations in Trafalgar Square – home of the National Gallery, Canada House, and many events, including this year’s Canada Day celebration. The lululemon crew in London took in […]

run. drive. sleep? repeat

A couple of weeks ago we told you about a group of 12 runners from our Toronto family who were brave (crazy?!?) enough to take on the Ragnar Relay – a 311km relay race from Cobourg to Niagara Falls, Ontario. We knew they would be badass (they are lululemoners after all), but we were amazed […]

me, tony, and meaningless running

Jason is teacher, runner, writer, eater, and key leader at our Kenwood Towne Center store in Cincinnati, Ohio. His goal? Challenge people to rethink and recharge the way they interact with the world, every day. meet tony I used to have a friend named Tony. Well, he’s still my friend, but the exact nature of […]

summer is here

To celebrate the solstice we’re sharing some of the favorite summery moments from our staff on Instagram. Follow along all day with a glass of sangria in hand, sit back, and take it all in. It’s the first day of summer! We’re excited and we know you’re excited. Our staff picks for fave Summer moments […]

to daddy

After a morning of perusing the #SeaWheeze hashtag on Instagram we came across this uber cute letter written by Clara to her Dad on the day his ‘funnkey’ new run shorts arrived in the mail. We couldn’t resist her love for her Dad (and his SeaWheeze shorts) and thought it would be pretty cool to […]